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Willie Ruth "Ruth" Jennings Henry
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1900
Death: Feb. 26, 1980

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Ruth was born at Woodbury in Hill County, Texas. She was a young red-headed school teacher when she married George Henry in a double wedding on June 7, 1924. The ceremony took place in Winters, Texas, along with her sister, Nina Jennings, and Leonard Wheat. Ruth had previously taught George's sister, Nellie, and brother, Oscar. George and Ruth had one daughter and one son. In 1946 Ruth, George and their son moved to Rockdale. Ruth worked at an egg plant; cooked in restaurants; clerked at Stricker's Variety Store (later bought by Winn's); and retired from Winn's. Ruth and George celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1974 with many relatives and friends attending. At one time, she was a member of the Eastern Star, and she was a member of a small Presbyterian church in Ballinger, Texas. Ruth was a resident at Sweetbriar Nursing Home in Taylor, Texas at the time of her death in Milam County, Texas. She was the last member of her family to die, outliving two sisters and two brothers. from a memorial written by her daughter
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Family links: 
  Jerry Milton Jennings (1875 - 1965)
  Permelia Eulalee Walden Jennings (1873 - 1943)
  George Rettig Henry (1897 - 1977)*
  Georgia Faye Henry Kaseberg (1925 - 2001)*
  Weldon Lee Henry (1927 - 1998)*
  Clarence J Jennings (1898 - 1952)*
  Willie Ruth Jennings Henry (1900 - 1980)
  Treat Jennings (1902 - 1976)*
  Nina Mae Wheat (1905 - 1979)*
  Leta Yvonne Wheat (1908 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Jun 28, 2008
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Willie Ruth Ruth <i>Jennings</i> Henry
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